Lea started at the ACLU of Massachusetts in November of 2019, and has previously done communications work at The Brookings Institution and the Arab American Institute. With a background in immigration and refugee justice, Lea has worked with local advocates in her home state of Ohio, and in Southern California. Most recently, she joined us from an international aid organization assisting education and empowerment efforts in Lebanon’s Shatila refugee camp.
Lea got her B.A. in Public Policy Analysis and Anthropology from Pomona College, where she wrote her bachelor’s thesis on government surveillance of American-Muslims.